'Blackhawks' Big Bluestem Grass

Andropogon gerardii 'Blackhawks' PP#27949

Upright grass emerges dark green and turns red by mid-summer and burgundy/black by early autumn. A totally new look for native grass!

Sunlight Exposure:Full SunPart Sun
Plant Attributes:Deer ResistantDrought TolerantU.S. Native

Plant Type(s): Grass, Perennial

Color(s): Burgundy

  • Plant Height: 4’ - 6’
  • Plant Width: 1.5’ - 2’
  • Hardy Zones: 3 - 8

Spring/Summer Care: No maintenance needed.

Autumn/Winter Care: Cut back to 6" during late winter.

Fertilizer Needs: Apply a balanced fertilizer at first signs of new growth in spring.

'Blackhawks' Big Bluestem Grass
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